Monthly Archives: October 2017

The Messianic Thread: God’s Redemptive Plan from Genesis to the New Testament

By Joanna Tien, Class of ’18   In contemporary society, stories are told in many ways through various media: movies, television shows, novels, musicals, and more. Regardless of whether it is fiction or nonfiction, romantic or horror, action or comedy, stories become popular as long as they leave the audience with a sense of enjoyment […]

Sola Fide: The Faith/Works Paradox and Why You Should Care

By David Johnson, class of ’20.   I don’t know about you, but when I was younger, I did not like my daily chores and responsibilities. When my mom and dad first assigned me the after-dinner task of cleaning up the dishes, I can remember that my cranky, younger self didn’t take this idea too […]

Enabling Salvation: The Holy Spirit’s work in Regeneration and Effectual Calling

By Joanna Tien, Class of ’18   “Take away the dispensation of the Spirit, and his effectual operations in all the intercourse that is between God and man; be ashamed to avow or profess the work attributed unto him in the gospel, — and Christianity is plucked up by the roots.”          […]

East of Eden

By Francine Grace Tan, Class of ’19   In a New York Times article, “When the Good Do Bad”, David Brooks writes, “people who knew a mass murderer before he killed usually express complete bafflement that a person who seemed so kind and normal could do something so horrific.” This article illustrates the popular worldview […]

Knowing the Unknown God

By Francine Grace Tan, Class of ’19 “Thus says the LORD who made the earth, the LORD who formed it to establish it—the LORD is his name: Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.” – Jeremiah 33:2-3   In Psalm 14:1 […]